Curriculum Proposal Forms

Download the Academic Approval Glossary

Forms

Don't use Mac Preview in completing these forms. Use Adobe Acrobat.

If you are proposing a course that is not currently included in the College catalog, use the:

New Course Proposal Form (download form to your computer prior to completing)

If you are proposing the course for the General Studies program, fill out the General Studies form (download form to your computer prior to completing)

If you are making changes (e.g. title, description, credits, pre-requisites) to existing courses (or deleting a course), use the:

Course Change Proposal Form (download form to your computer prior to completing)

If you are making changes to the General Studies aspect for the course, fill out the General Studies form (download form to your computer prior to completing)

If you are proposing a new major, option, minor or other program, use the:

New Program Proposal Form (download form to your computer prior to completing)

If you are making changes to the requirements of existing programs, use the:

Program Change Proposal Form (download form to your computer prior to completing)

If you have questions about which form to use, contact Tim Borchers.

When you have completed the appropriate form(s) send electronically to your Faculty Senate representative:

Laura McCauley, Arts and Sciences
Spencer Vogt, Education
Matt Gleason, Professional Studies

Process

1. After a faculty member completes the appropriate materials, the form(s) is sent via email to their Faculty Senator, who is called the Senate Sponsor. The Senate Sponsor sends the proposal to the Dean and asks for it to be placed on a School meeting agenda.

2. The Dean  places the proposal on a School meeting agenda for School approval. Once approved by the School, the Faculty Senate Sponsor sends the course or program form(s) to curriculum@peru.edu.

3. The proposal is then uploaded to the Faculty Senate Microsoft Team by the VPAA Office.

4. The Dean approves or denies the proposal form.

5. If needed, the proposal goes to the Teacher Education Committee. Any Teacher Education program change or course change that is required by any education program must go to the Teacher Education Committee.

6. If approved, the Teacher Education chair notifies the Chair-Elect.

7. The proposal is reviewed by the Academics and Curriculum Committee. Following review, the A&C Chair notifies the Chair.

8. The proposal is reviewed by the the Faculty Senate Committee. Following review, the Faculty Senate Chair notifies the VPAA.

9. The proposal is then sent to the VPAA and President for final approval.

10. Student Records and the School AO is notified.

Resources
Board Policy 4140: Academic Program and Degree Requirements
Board Policy 4141: Credit Hour Definition and Assignment to Course Modalities
Board Policy 4150: Degrees, General
Board Policy 4200: Academic Program Approval and Review Process
Peru State College Catalogs